COVID-19 Rates Deferral
- 6 Months from April 2nd, 2020.
Council is aware of the financial hardship being experienced by Businesses and Ratepayers. At the Council Meeting held on the 1st April, 2020 it was decided to assist those Ratepayers who are experiencing financial hardship as a direct result of COVID19.
Upon application, there will be a deferral of Council rates for a 6 month period with no fines/interest applied during that period. This deferral will only apply to current rateable properties with the balance being payable in full at the end of the 6 month period. The deferral is subject to the completion of this application.
The information that you provide on and with this application is required to assist Council to assess your application for rate relief.
Please note that the penalty for providing false or misleading information on this form is an offence under the Local Government Act 1999.
*Please note: This is a deferral of Rates and NOT a waiver.
**PLEASE sign and date the form on the final page prior to submitting**
If you wish to apply for COVID-19 6 Months Rates Deferral please Click Here and fill out the application.
if you wish to download and submit a hard copy please Click Here.